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Learning blooms in Deerfield outdoor classroom

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What began years ago with small planting and composting projects has blossomed into an outdoor classroom rooted in centuries-old Native American and Pilgrim traditions. Led by School Librarian Julie Krass and Master Gardener parent volunteer Jennie Goossen, Deerfield Elementary School now boasts three types of gardens that yield bountiful opportunities for student learning...
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Fantastic Feud fundraiser planned

On Friday, March 8, the Foundation for Westwood Education will hold a Fantastic Feud Night to benefit the Foundation at Victory Grille in Dedham. There will be raffles, a silent auction and a cash bar at what is sure to be a very fun event. For the past 28 years the Foundation for Westwood Education has...
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Intergeneration program visits the farm

On Sunday, July 16, seven students and five seniors met at Powisset Farm for a cooking adventure. Underwritten by the Foundation for Westwood Education, the event’s theme was “Fresh from the Farm … Summer Abundance.” Intergeneration program visits the Powisset farm Both students and seniors enjoyed using fresh farm...
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Mahoney wins Shining Star Award

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Celeste Mahoney has been named the winner of the Foundation for Westwood Education’s first annual Shining Star Award. Ms. Mahoney, nurse at the Martha Jones School, was chosen as 2017’s Shining Star for her outstanding physical and emotional care of children. Nominators recounted Ms. Mahoney’s prowess and kindness in everything from treating minor...
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Students, seniors collaborate at Powisset Farm

On Sunday, February 5, nine students ages 5-8 and nine seniors from the Westwood Council on Aging came together at Powisett Farm in Dover to experience “Farm to Table,” a new intergenerational program sponsored by the Foundation for Westwood Education. The theme was “root vegetables” and Sara, Powisett Farm’s chef, taught everyone how to make...
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To bee Westwood’s best speller

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By Cameron Small Hometown Weekly Correspondent Sombrero. February. Furlough. These three words might not seem like they have a lot in common, but they all share a commonality besides the letter R. These words were the winning words for each level of the Twenty-first Annual Foundation for Westwood Education Spelling Bee held January 6 at...
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Foundation For Westwood Education to celebrate its 25th anniversary

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The Foundation for Westwood Education will host its 25th anniversary celebration on May 6 from 7:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. at Venezia, Boston's premier waterfront restaurant. It's the Foundation for Westwood Education’s turn to Entertain for Education. This spring, to celebrate 25 years and over $1 million in grants awarded to the town,...
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